Accountant – Contract – AECOM – Canada


AECOM Accountant – Contract in Calgary- Alberta
Canada – Alberta- Calgary
Job Summary
AECOM is seeking an Accountant to join our Finance Team in Calgary- AB. This
is a 4 month contract position on 5 day on 2 day off schedule.
This is a key contributor role that requires hands-on finance professional
with must have solid project and operations finance accounting experience. The
key areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to: accounting
deliverables and reporting- project performance management- and forecasting.
Key Skills:
Excellent communication skills and ability to build relationships at various levels within the organization
Resilient ‘can-do` approach to work is crucial to be successful in this role

Analytical- self-motivated problem solver with ability to |think outside the box|

Ability to learn quickly and apply the knowledge to job at hand

Able to organize and prioritize demands- handle complex tasks- set and meet deadlines and follow-through within a fast paced environment with multiple and competing demands

Comprehensive understanding of Operations & Maintenance Contract is required

Experience with large data- complex workbooks and ability to decipher trends quickly

Adaptable to an evolving organization

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for accounting activities for the designated project including understanding of the job cost data capture- billings and sales agreements/contracts

Prepare accounting period-end entries and maintain the accounting records in accordance with policies and controls including preparation of relevant reconciliations

Preparation of the monthly financial performance report including management discussion comments- Variance analysis

Prepare 12-month rolling forecast

Administration of project set-up and closures in ERP system

Focal point of contact for the Operations Project / Site Manager related to any Finance & Accounting issue within specified scope.

Comply with US GAAP- SOX and AECOM standards- policies- processes and controls for all accounting activities.

Provide support and justification for audit requests

Collaborate with cross-functional groups when required

Other ad hoc inquiries as they arise

Conditions of Employment for this position are:

1. For positions that fall into the list of required positions within the AECOM Oil & Gas Background Check policy- qualified applicants who are offered- and accept- the role must complete a satisfactory pre-employment Background Check. This may consist of all or a combination of the following: Canadian Criminal Record check- an Employment Verification and/or an Education and Accreditation Verification.

2. Qualified applicants who are offered- and accept- a position must provide evidence of a satisfactory Alcohol & Drug test in accordance with the Company|s Alcohol & Drug Policy. In order to be valid- the test must have been conducted at the direction of AECOM – O&G Business Unit.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor`s Degree + 6 Years of Experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Experience with Financial ERP system (i.e. JDE- Oracle- CostPoint- CDMS)

Proficient Excel skills

Strong communication skills – Verbal and Written

Able to work independently and in a team environment

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Detail and results oriented individual with the ability to prioritize and multitask

Intermediate computer skills : MS office (Word- Excel- and Outlook)

Able to travel- if and when required

Preferred Qualifications

College diploma or university degree in Accounting or Business is preferred

CPA or Equivalent (Candidates pursuing designation or Foreign designation may be considered)

Previous experience with project costing methodologies for project pursuits and proposals is preferred

Previous experience with system implementation is an asset

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 222683BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race- color- religion- sex- national origin- sexual orientation- gender
identity- disability or protected veteran status.